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  1. Jan. 21, 2020Pharmacy student joins World Health Organization influenza team for co-op term
    John Kim standing inside the World Health Organization buildng

    John Kim never thought he’d land an intern job with the World Health Organization (WHO) within the Global Influenza Programme.

  2. Dec. 6, 2019Hiring History and Work Term Ratings

    Beginning in 2020, you’ll see a new tab within each co-op job posting in WaterlooWorks where students and employers can view work term ratings submitted anonymously by students over past work terms. This tab will also contain a hiring history for the organization, if available.

  3. Dec. 5, 2019My international work term in India

    By Mahek Kacheria, 3A Environment and Business co-op student

    For my first co-op term, I landed an international job opportunity with Kaizen Institute in my hometown Ahmedabad, India. I worked at their regional marketing division for India & Africa as the Business Development and Marketing Associate.

    Adaptability was the theme of the term. From starting work the morning after a 30-hour journey to travelling to another city for a conference jet-lagged, this experience gave me the confidence to overcome so many obstacles.

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